Kent Savage Of Capital Farm Credit Discusses Texas Land on the “Hunting Matters with Joe Betar” Podcast

(Houston, TX- May 22, 2024) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and the “Hunting Matters” podcast welcomes Kent Savage of Capital Farm Credit. Kent, a seventh generation Texan (g, g, g, grandfather Emilius Savage landed in TX 1829), grew up on a 2200-acre cow-calf, rice, and row-crop farming operation in Matagorda County. After graduating from Texas A&M University in 1985, Kent worked all his career in sales & marketing, primarily in the livestock production & grain crop industry before starting with Capital Farm Credit in January of 2013. Kent joined Capital Farm Credit as a Relationship Manager where he worked with the corporate marketing team for most of 8 years and then transitioned to more loan production duties. Kent’s long career in the agriculture industry has given him the opportunity to amass a large network of customers and business affiliates within agriculture, real estate & conservation associations across Texas. He also


(Houston, TX- May 20, 2024) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to announce its partnership with their newest corporate sponsor, Copendero Indoor Archery, Pistol & Rifle Range. Copendero offers a 32,000 square foot premier shooting experience. Their brand-new facility, located in Conroe, Texas, houses a 25-yard Shooting Range and a 25-yard Tactical Range. One of Copendero’s main attractions is their 100-yard, fully indoor rifle range. Fully enclosed 100-yard ranges are a rarity in the United States, and none of them are quite like Copendero’s. The 100-yard range is perfect for adjusting scopes or taking aim at a real-world distance in a controlled environment. Copendero also offers a 20-yard indoor archery range, firearms retail space, shooting instruction, and more! All of their shooting lanes feature ultra-modern Genesis retrievers from Action Target, giving shooters advanced digital control over their range time. “We are thrilled to be partnering with the esteemed Houston


(Houston, TX- May 20, 2024) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to announce a partnership with their newest corporate sponsor, The Lester Group. Under the leadership of Lance Lester, The Lester Group represents the region’s finest properties with exceptional skill using the most innovative technologies currently available. They offer ultimate privacy and security, speed, and efficiency. Their years of full-time experience have given them a clear understanding of the mindset of home buyers and sellers and a thorough understanding of the regional marketplace. “The Lester Group is honored to partner with HSCF in the preservation of the sport of hunting and wildlife conservation!” stated Lance Lester, owner, The Lester Group. “HSCF is honored to welcome our newest corporate partner, The Lester Group. Lance and the team at The Lester Group support HSCF’s mission and outreach programs. Lance has been an avid supporter of HSCF for years and we are

Jeff Crane Talks About Outdoor Policy, Legislation and Navigating Washington, D.C. on the “Hunting Matters with Joe Betar” Podcast

(Houston, TX- May 13, 2024) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and the “Hunting Matters” podcast welcomes Jeff Crane, President and CEO of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation. Jeff Crane joined CSF in 2002 and brings over 40 years of experience in on-the-ground natural resource management and policy expertise at the federal, state and international levels. A life-long outdoorsman, Jeff spent five years working in the US Congress and was instrumental in establishing the Maryland legislative sportsmen’s caucus prior to joining CSF. In addition, he has experience developing wildlife habitat management plans in the United States and South Africa. During his eight years in Africa, Jeff obtained his professional hunter’s license and guided hunts for big game animals. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Master of Business Administration. At CSF, Jeff ensures a steadfast and successful relationship between the bipartisan National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses, the Congressional

2024 Tony Houseman Conservation Legacy Award Winner Announced

Higher Calling Wildlife® is proud to announce the winner of the Tony Houseman Conservation Legacy Award is Grayson Highfield, age 27,  from Cody, WY. She was presented the award by Higher Calling Wildlife founder Chester Moore at the 2024 Hunt-Fish Podcast Summit at the Warren Ranch Sat. March 23. “Tony Houseman was a president of the Houston Safari Club Foundation and was an early mentor of mine-the earliest in fact. He saw something in me when I had no real media resume to speak of and helped fuel the early part of my career, “Moore said. Highfield is a graduate of the 2023 Women Hunt® program of the Wild Sheep Foundation and has worked with the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management and done everything from fire control to interpretive work. “She’s a real go-getter and has miles and miles of heart. She also has a unique story

HSCF’S “Hunting Matters” Podcast Receives 2024 AVA Award

(Houston, TX- March 5, 2024) The Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to announce its “Hunting Matters” radio program/podcast has been awarded a 2024 AVA Gold award in the Audio Production/Radio/Podcast category. The AVA Digital Awards, founded in 1994, is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design, and production of digital communication. AVA Digital Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The international organization consists of several thousand production, marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, and freelance professionals. About Hunting Matters “Hunting Matters with Joe Betar”: An acclaimed podcast celebrating the wonders of the great outdoors. Join hosts Joe Betar, Executive Director of HSCF, and Houston media personality Ramon Robles as they delve into captivating discussions with a diverse array of guests. From hunting and fishing to sport shooting, conservation, policy, and even culinary
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Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a non-profit organization, exempt from federal income tax, under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The charitable deduction for contributions to HSCF is the cash amount of the contribution, less the value of goods and services received, to the extent permitted by law. HSCF EIN 74-2177975. Please contact your tax advisor concerning deductibility of any payments as business deductions. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization.